DOOM Update 5 Is Out Today, Full Patch Notes Inside

id Software has announced that a new update is due today for their massively popular DOOM reboot, and it will add a number of the most requested features for the game.

This update will be the 5th major patch for the game, and will add a number of features for the SnapMap and the Multiplayer modes. One of the major additions this time around is the brand new Infernal Run game mode, in which teams fight against one another in order to obtain the ball and score in the opponent’s goal. The update will also add Bots for the Team Deathmatch and Deathmatch modes.

The full patch notes can be found below:

Multiplayer:

  • Added new game mode, Infernal Run
    Teams fight to obtain the ball and score in the opponent’s goal
  • Added Bots for multiplayer
    Bots are available on original multiplayer maps in Team Deathmatch and Deathmatch game modes
  • Increased the maximum level cap to Echelon 11, level 50
  • Added the DOOM Marine Armor (Praetor Suit) as unlockable perk for achieving maximum multiplayer level cap
  • Resolved an issue where rapid controller input caused unusually high shotgun damage.

SnapMap:

  • You can now play as the DOOM Marine in Praetor Suit Armor
  • Added over 30 Lazarus Lab–themed modules
  • Added Lazarus Lab–themed props
  • Improved Object Limits
  • Persistent Integer variables that can be passed between missions within a campaign
  • Save and restore your health/armor/ammo/weapons/equipment/max weapon slots/inventory
  • Added the ability to Get and Set Score
  • You can now access the Leaderboard Score in the HUD
  • Added new (first-person view) Player Camera Entity
  • Added camera rumble FX and sounds
  • Added new player modifiers
  • Ledge grab time, power-up time, barrel damage, equipment cool down
  • Plasma weapon mastery
  • Additional single-player Interactables
  • New single-player styled Objective HUD
  • Added single-player Compass
  • General single-player consistency pass on HUD
  • Added more POI options
  • Show distance, show on compass
  • Updated victory and post-match summary screens
  • More interactable and customizable GUI
  • Added animated Echo Events
  • Added new FX/hazards
  • Added % encounter complete listener to encounters
  • Ability to remove AI from finished encounters and events
  • Ability to remove unspawned AI from the AIC
  • Added ability to turn off bobbing on pickups to place them however you want
  • Editor improvement to hide/show types of objects
  • Editor improvement to lock rotation when moving objects
  • Editor improvement to disable snapping of objects to the floor
  • Added armor Customizations and Taunts

You can also check out previously released updates here.

Released on 13th May, 2016, DOOM is available now for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and the PC.

Huzaifah Durrani

Writer at GearNuke. Spends his days reading Deadpool comics and obsessing over the Elder Scrolls franchise.

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